Doing Your Autobiography or a Memorial? Try Audiobiography – A Fantastic Option!

  I have been having discussions for the last year or so with my friend Alan Martin about recording one’s family history as an alternative or adjunct to writing it. I have been writing my ancestor’s family history through blog posts on my two family history websites for years.  I fully intend to write a book …

Need Help With Your Genealogy Research? Check out Trace

  About a month ago. I came in contact with Wesley Eames of Trace.com. After a lengthy discussion, I asked Wes if I could interview him and share the exciting work that Trace is doing for its customers. Below is that interview. If you are like me, you have been doing your own genealogy research …

Have You Checked Out WhooWe? Fascinating New App for Saving Your Legacy

For those of you who follow The Ancestor Hunt, you know that I rarely if ever promote products. However, I do like to make you aware of new offerings that you might wish to explore.   Just recently, about a week ago, I was introduced to a new App called WhooWe. Rather than trying to …

Finding Your Remarkable Family History Via Newspapers

For anyone who has previously read any of the articles on this website – you must know that I am a big proponent of searching newspaper articles for obtaining nuggets that add color to the stories of your ancestors. Fortunately, for those of us who live far from the residence states of our ancestors, there are a …

Write Your Autobiography Easily with “A Life Untold”

For those of you who follow The Ancestor Hunt, you know that I rarely if ever promote products.  However, I do like to make you aware of new offerings that you might wish to explore. I have always wanted to write my autobiography, not to mention writing biographies of some of my favorite ancestors. But …

Recording Your Families History – A Great Alternative to Writing

I have been having discussions for the last few months with my friend Alan Martin about recording one’s family history as an alternative or adjunct to writing it. I have been writing my ancestor’s family history through blog posts on my two family history websites for years.  I fully intend to write a book about one …

How I Found a Cousin Using Newspapers and Only Newspapers

For many, genealogy and family history research is a solo and solitary endeavor. For me, the first 8 years were pretty much “all by myself.”  I got lucky through Social Media to make a fantastic connection that opened up my “Braunhart” branch considerably. But this article is not about that branch. It is the true …